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  • Scripps in the News

    New Guidelines, New Anxieties

    The San Diego Union-Tribune recently featured an article about the recent revisions in breast and cervical cancer screenings. Mary Wilde, MD, medical director of the Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, provided her expertise on the controversial new mammogram guidelines from the U.S. Preventative ...

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    New Chief of Staff at Scripps La Jolla Profiled in Local Paper

    Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla welcomed a new chief of staff this year. Trauma surgeon Marc Sedwitz, MD, was recently profiled in the Rancho Santa Fe Review, where he discusses health care, the hospital and his vision for the next two years. Read: Trauma surgeon elected chief of staff of ...

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    A Stroke of Luck: Lifesavers

    Eighteen-year-old Claire Cordua had her life saved twice in one day after having a massive stroke. A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune tells Claire’s story and how her quick-thinking boyfriend and neurointerventional specialist Giuseppe Ammirati,MD, both saved her ...

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    Hospitals are Their Specialty

    A recent article published in the San Diego Union-Tribune explores the role of the hospitalist, a physician specialty that focuses on caring for hospitalized patients. Dr. Bruce Covner, a hospitalist at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, is featured in the article. Read Hospitals are their ...

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    Dr. William Stanton Discusses Mammogram Guidelines On KUSI News

    William Stanton, MD, medical oncologist, discussed the latest mammogram guidelines on KUSI News. In the interview, Dr. Stanton shared the importance of detecting breast cancer early and that women should continue to start getting mammograms at the age of 40.

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    Scripps Physicians Discuss Mammogram Advice in Union Tribune

    Two physicians from Scripps Polster Breast Care Center, Mary Wilde, MD, medical director and Paul Sylvan, MD, director of breast imaging, recently published a letter to the editor in the San Diego Union Tribune discussing the recent changes in mammogram recommendations. Read Mammogram advice amounts ...

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    Scripps Polster Care Center Weighs in on New Mammogram Recommendations

    Two days after a government task force recommended women wait until age 50 to get mammograms, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told women yesterday to ignore that advice and continue getting regular mammograms starting at age 40. The new recommendations have left women confused ...

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    Scripps Offers Ideas on How to Make Healthy Holiday Meals

    Andrea Ogden, registered dietitian at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, was interviewed on XETV San Diego 6 News about how to make your holiday meals more nutritious. Watch interview about nutritious holiday meals As seen on CW 6, Nov. 12, 2009. Media Contact: Anna-Maja Dahlgren Phone: ...

    • Thursday, November 12th, 2009
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    Scripps Becomes First in U.S. to Use New N95 Respirators for H1N1 Protection

    As the H1N1 flu virus continues to spread, the need for N95 respirators is growing, which has caused a national shortage of respirators for health care workers. Scripps Health recently became the first health system in the U.S. to begin equipping its employees with a new type of N95 respirator that ...

    • Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
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    Scripps Mercy Hospital Gives a Lesson in Hand Washing

    Keeping hands clean is one of the best ways to avoid getting the seasonal and H1N1 flu. Scripps Health experts recommend washing hands by using warm water and soap, and rubbing for at least 20 seconds before rinsing. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are also effective. San Diego 6 Evening News revealed ...